The ESR is very general in nature, and thus it is not a great tool to learn from. Nonetheless, here are a few things I learned from looking at your ESR and reading your post.

Quant - 1) as you noted, you had to RUSH during the last quarter, and this is also reflected in your lower success rate. This is to be avoided: divide the section into 15-minute segments, and check every 15 minutes if you have solve d enough questions or not. if you are too slow - this means you have to skip some questions (not just the next one, but the next really hard one you see).

2) as you need, algebra and geometry need work. The question now is - what kind of work? If it's simply a matter of not having a good enough grasp of the material - then by all means, review it again. if however, the issue is more that you get confused/ take too long/ make many silly mistakes - maybe there's something in your answer strategies you need to change.

in general, there are three such strategies:

Precise

using the information in the question to arrive at an exact answer using “high school” abilities. These could be - simplifying an equation or applying a grammatical rule.

Alternative

using tools that will get us quickly to the answer, even if we can’t tell how to get there precisely. These could be things such as using the answers, estimating the result, relying on geometric symmetry, and many more.

Logical

implementing a logical rule ‘from outside’ which sheds the question in new light and gets us to the answer quickly.

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Verbal -

1) as you note, it makes sense that since you started off somewhat poorly, this set a low ceiling for what your maximum score could be - the exam adapted and showed you only medium questions form that point on. The conclusion: put a little extra effort into the first 10 questions.

2) there is a LOT of variation in your sped through the section, once again, it's important to be more measured about this, and have a similar average throughout.

3) don't just keep solving 600-700 questions. Rather, take time to analyse questions you've already wrong. Similarly to what I said with the quant, ask yourself why it is you are getting them wrong, and then tackle that issue.

I'd be happy to try an answer if you have any more questions.

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